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Sinhalese Rhythm
Tuesday July 12th, 2016 with Priyantha Wijeweera
කැනඩියානු ජාතික ගීය හෙළ බසින් Sinhalese version of O Canada (Canadian National Anthem)

ඔි කැනඩා… අප මවුබිමයි - ජයබිමයි ජාතිකාභිමානයෙන්… දේශානුරාගයෙන්… හෘදයංගව - අපි දකිනෙමූ තේජවත් - නිදහසේ - සුරබිමක් දස දෙසින් - දැඩි දෑත් පා රකිනෙමූ… අප උරුමය නම් ඔබ වේ පූජනීය අනුහසින් - රැකදෙවා - මේ දේශය ඔි කැනඩා… ඔබ රකිමූ - එකමුතු වී ඔි කැනඩා… ඔබ රකිමූ… එකමුතු වී… Sinhalese version of O Canada; Lyrics: ©Priyantha Wijeweera; July 1, 2016; Ottawa ON Note: The phrase “O Canada” could be sung the same manner also in Sinhalese; “ඔි” (= ඔි තොමෝ) lyrically meaning “the dignified she - motherland Canada”. O Canada: Lyrics: Adolphe-Basile Routhier (French, 1880), Robert Stanley Weir (English, 1908); Music: Calixa Lavallée (1880)
Shanthini
Lyrics: Rathna Sri Wijesinha; Music: Gunadasa Kapuge; Singer: Karunarathna Divulgane; Sound excerpt of Rathna Sri Wijesinha: from a speech conducted at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka - not known
Parami dam
Lyrics: Ajantha Ranasinha; Music: ?; Singer: Neela Wickramasinha - not known
Aiyandiye podi da sita
Lyrics: Sunil Ariyarathna; Music: Austin Munasinha; Singer: Nanda Malini - not known
Olu pipila
Lyrics: ? Music: ?; Singer: Sunil Shantha - not known
Nangiye malliye
Lyrics: Sunil Ariyarathna; Music: Victor Rathnayaka; Singer: Victor Rathnayaka - not known
Lo ada ninde
Lyrics: ?; Music: ?; Singer: Latha Walpola - not known
Sonduru atheethaye
Lyrics: ?; Music: ?; Singer: TM Jayarathna - not known
O Canada from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPrCWxzhawc
Vesak pahana short story by GB Senanayaka (1953)
Lyrics: Sinhalese version of O Canada by Priyantha Wijeweera
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